Carving Dead Trees Into Public Art

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Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps then provide a wonderful opportunity for wood carvers to showcase their talent and liven up the neighborhood at the same time.

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10 thoughts on “Carving Dead Trees Into Public Art

  1. Where I live, large, old trees are being cut down to make room for development, despite the municipality’s “tree protection bylaw” and “urban forest” policy. Aargh! Don’t get me started. But as the post says, when a tree dies of natural causes, turning its remains into art is a pleasing option.

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